Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper after election loss, series of clashes. President Donald Trump announced Monday on Twitter that Esper was terminated and Christopher Miller, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will be Acting Secretary of Defense. Trump and Esper disagreed on the withdrawal of U.S. Forces from key bases abroad, using active-duty troops to quell domestic protests and banning Confederate emblems from military installations. Ref. USAToday.
Honestly, I thought he would have been fired sooner when he came on one of the news networks and spoke out against Trump for asking the military and police to clear the area so he could take pictures at a church.
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